Title: Gastroenterologist, Associate Clinical Professor
Company: NYU Langone School of Medicine
Location: Union City, New Jersey, United States
George Gabriel Abdelsayed, MD, Associate Clinical Professor at NYU Langone School of Medicine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Gastroenterology.
Dr. Abdelsayed is an expert gastroenterologist, or a doctor of the stomach and intestines. He currently teaches the topic with New York University and Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine, after 24 years in hospitals and private practice medicine. Dr. Abdelsayed is an award-winning medical educator and was particularly honored for his time as chief of the gastroenterology department at Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, where he served from 1993 to 1995. He ran a private practice in Paterson, New Jersey from 1998 to 2005 before transitioning into teaching in one of the most prestigious universities in America.
Born in Cairo, Egypt to Gabriel and Tahani Abdelsayed, Dr. Abdelsayed attended St. John’s University to graduate summa cum laude, and went on to New York Medical College in Valhalla to earn an MD in 1983. He was named chief with the Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn in 1993, and went on to serve as associate chairman of education with the state of New Jersey while working as associate program director of medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. While running his private practice, he served as physician-in-chief with the pharmacy and therapeutics committee of Barnert Hospital, now Community Healthcare Associates, LLC. Ultimately, he became chief of gastroenterology with Barnert from 2001 to 2003, and chairman of the department of medicine from 2003 to 2004.
Dr. Abdelsayed joined Yale School of Medicine as an assistant clinical professor of medicine in 2006, and was chief of the gastroenterology section at the affiliated Bridgeport Hospital and Yale New Haven Health from 2005 to 2016. In 2008, he was named clinical professor of medicine, and in 2016 he assumed his current roles in New York. From 1997 to 1998 he contributed to the New Jersey Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and has volunteered his time to the North Hudson Community Action Corporation as a physician at large. Dr. Abdelsayed is a deacon and medical consultant with the Coptic Orthodox Church of North America, as well as a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American College of Physicians. He enjoys tennis, travel, and magic.
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